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Irish point lace cap, Carrickmacross

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Machine made net, the front and strings are one piece to which the back is sewed. The design of scalloped bands and small flowers and leaves is of fine lawn and is applied with chain-stitch.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E. E. P. Holland

Irish, second quarter of 19th century


104 cm (40 15/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.04 front & strings

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Medium or Technique

Linen net with cotton embroidery


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